Sold – $45
A pair of handmade satin tap shorts, undoubtably made for a gal of the stage.
Fit: Sits at low waistline (around hip bones). The leg is cut a bit higher in the front, with more coverage in the back.
Estimated size – Small / Medium
Maker – Handmade
Era – 1940s
Fabric Content – Satin, lined in cotton
Care – Hand wash cold with a gentle detergent + hang dry. OR Dry Clean
Closure – Side metal zipper with hook and eye at waist
Condition – The shorts are in good condition – but they do show signs of being worn and well loved. Most noticeable flaw is two small pulls at back left. See photo.
Measurements, taken flat:
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Waist – 28″
Side Length – (From waist to hem) 12.5″
Front Length – (from center waist to crotch) 14″
Front Length of Short – 10.5″
Back Length – 14″
Inseam – 1.25″
Opening at Leg – 23″ around